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2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize shortlist announced

The search is on for the nation’s favourite teen book

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£40,000 Funding Announced for Glasgow Reading Buddies

£40,000 has been awarded to encourage reading for pleasure in Glasgow primary schools.

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Bookbug Sessions Launch in Glasgow

Bookbug Sessions have begun in libraries across Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow Life, following a family event at Library at The Bridge, Easterhouse on Sunday (29 July). The Bookbug Sessions, part of Scottish Book Trust’s early years programme, are inclusive and welcoming, free, fun-filled...

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Writers aged over 40 invited to apply for national award

Scottish Book Trust has announced that the Next Chapter Award 2019 , to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40, has opened for applications. The Next Chapter Award supports an emerging writer for whom finding time and space to write has proved especially challenging...

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Top Authors Thrill Pupils at Free Glasgow Event

Top children’s authors and illustrators thrilled 2000 Scottish pupils at a celebration event in Glasgow yesterday.

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Read, Write, Count Gift Packs Announced

Bags include new content for 2018

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2018 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

Four Writers Awarded a Month-Long Residency in France

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Bring a Friend to Bookbug

Free events across Scotland for Bookbug Week 2018

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Nicola Davies visits Argyll & Bute, Highlands and Western Isles for 20th Anniversary of Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour

The zoologist and children’s TV presenter-turned-author is touring rural schools in Scotland next week to discuss issues around conservation.

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Statement from Scottish Book Trust

Updated statement in relation to the sentencing of Karen McCormack 6 April 2018.

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